Bill Would Train Neighbors to Provide Medicaid Services to Elderly in Public Housing

A new House bill would create training and employment opportunities for thousands of public housing residents and give them the tools they need to care for their neighbors. Introduced May 13 by Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-NY), the “ Home-Based Health Services Job Training and Caregiving Act of 2008” (H.R. 6033) provides training and employment for…